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This is a story about Jacob, but it must be told the long way around. The reader must trust me to get there eventually. And I...
Biblical Archaeology Review, January/February 1988
Ancient Israel’s changing vision of the world beyond
The earliest Hebrew understanding of the cosmos grew out of prevailing Mesopotamian and Canaanite mythology. Even before the time of the Hebrews, ancient Semites pictured the world as a three-tiered structure: an upper realm of the gods (...
Bible Review, February 1988